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Using actor network theory ideas in information systems research: a case study of action research

Lewis, P J and Townson, C J W (2004) Using actor network theory ideas in information systems research: a case study of action research. Working Paper. unknown, N/A.

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    Abstract

    Actor-Network Theory has found some favour in information systems research as a tool for interpretation and description of sociological phenomena surrounding the use of information systems. This paper presents the case of a more proactive use in an action research project within a Corporate Bank. Here the researchers used the ideas as a device for understanding the turbulent social and political context of the research and to plan and manage the intervention

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Action Research ; Actor Network Theory ; Information Systems ; Research Methodology
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    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Science
    ID Code: 48719
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 22:08
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 18:26
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/48719

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